group management

Managing board

K.C. Staelens (45)

Kurt Staelens was appointed member of the Managing Board of Macintosh Retail Group NV on July 1, 2014 and CEO on August 1, 2014. Mr Staelens has worked at Macintosh Retail Group since 1994.

 

Kurt Staelens is a Belgian national and was Vice-president Sales & E-business at telco company Belgacom in Brussels. During his previous career, he held several commercial management functions and ran his own online business. 

 


 


 

 


Nationality: Belgian

Position: CEO

Other relevant functions

2012 – 2014 BELGACOM
Vice President of Sales and E-business Belgium and member of the management committee of Belgacom, responsible for Sales and e-Business (1050fte, €2.2 billion revenue).

 

2010 – 2012  NECKERMANN (SUN CAPITAL/PE BACKED)
CEO Neckermann.com Benelux Netherlands

 

2006 – 2009  THE BRUSSELS AIRPORT COMPANY
Commercial Director Belgium

 

2001 – 2006  TELENET
2005 – 2006    Strategy Director,
                     Residential Markets Division Belgium
 

2003 – 2005    Product Marketing Director
                     Residential Markets Division Belgium
 

2001 – 2003    Indirect Sales Director,
                     Residential Markets Division Belgium

 

1998 – 2001  PROXIS.COM
Founder & General Manager Belgium

 

1996 – 1998  MC KINSEY & Co
Associate Belgium, Switzerland & UK

 

1991 – 1996  EARLY CAREER
Brand Manager, Reckitt & Colman Belgium
Client Service Executive, AC Nielsen Belgium
Assistant Auditor, KPMG Belgium

 


Education

 
1996 MBA, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, USA (graduated with the greatest distinction)
 

1991  MSc, Commercial Engineering, University of Leuven, Belgium (graduated with distinction)



K.C. Staelens

E.M.H. Coorens (50)

Eric Coorens was appointed member of the Managing Board of Macintosh Retail Group NV on June 1, 2007 and COO on July 1, 2007. Mr Coorens has worked with Macintosh Retail Group since 1996.


Nationality: Dutch

Position: COO

Other relevant functions
  • Project Manager / Information Manager (1996 – 1998);
  • Director of Management Services of Kwantum Deco Group Belgium (1998 – 1999);
  • Director of Product Management of Kwantum Deco Group Netherlands (1999 – 2002);
  • Managing Director of Kwantum Deco Group Netherlands and Belgium (2002 – 2007).

Previously, Eric Coorens worked as Project Manager at RCL, Kerkrade (1989 – 1991), as Project Manager / Information Manager at Vendex International (1991 – 1995) and as Senior Management Consultant at KPMG Management Consulting (1995-1996).


Education
Eric Coorens studied mechanical engineering at Heerlen Technical College. In 1994, he graduated with a Master degree in Business Administration from PUC, Diepenbeek (Belgium). He followed various management training courses, including Bachelor in Economics and Strategic Management in Retail at Babson University, USA, and Vlerick Management School.



E.M.H. Coorens

T.L. Strijbos (55)

Theo Strijbos was appointed member of the Managing Board of Macintosh Retail Group NV on May 1, 2007 and CFO on July 1, 2007. Mr Strijbos has previously worked with Macintosh Retail Group from 1987 to 2000 in the positions of:

  • Financial and Tax Manager (1987 – 1996);
  • Logistics Manager of Kwantum Netherlands (1996 – 2000).


Nationality: Dutch

Position: CFO

Other relevant functions
From 1982 to 1987, he was a Government Auditor working with the Government Audit Department/Taxes in The Hague, from 2000 to 2002 he was Logistics Manager with Vroom & Dreesmann Warenhuizen, and from 2002 to 2007 he was Finance Director of Dixons Group.


Education

Theo Strijbos was trained to be a Government Auditor at the Tax Office’s training centre. He subsequently qualified in 1990 as a registeraccountant with NIVRA. He followed various management training courses, including Strategic Management in Retail at Babson University, USA, and Vlerick Management School.

 


Other positions
  • Supervisory Board member at Seacon Logistics N.V.



T.L. Strijbos